National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: What to Know for 2021

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Every year, cybersecurity companies everywhere come together and provide best practices to businesses, organizations, and individuals to keep their digital information secure. 

In a day and age that becomes more and more remote because of the pandemic, we need to create and empower a safer digital world. No one is immune from cyber threats and attacks, so it’s important we all stay vigilant in protecting our virtual space and keeping the interconnected world a safe place!

The National Cybersecurity Alliance has organized Cybersecurity Awareness Month to help everyone Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

Check out what October has in store for cybersecurity and the resources Cybint has available to you!

Two employees participating in cybersecurity awareness month.

Week 1: Be Cyber Smart

The first full week highlights best cybersecurity practices to keep your information safe. Own your role in cybersecurity by starting with the basics. 

Week 2: Fight the Phish

Learn the tips on how to spot potentially dangerous emails, text messages, or chat boxes that come from a stranger or someone unexpected, and how to protect your online professional realm.

Employees participating in cybersecurity awareness month.

Week 3: Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

Week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month highlights Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week led by National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). Learn more about the opportunities a cybersecurity career holds for you!

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Week 4: Cybersecurity First

Cybersecurity is a priority. For businesses, make cybersecurity training essential and equip staff with the tools they need to keep the organization safe. For individuals, keep cybersecurity at the forefront of your mind, because cybersecurity should never be taken for granted.

Cybersecurity is a life-long learning journey, and Cybint is here to educate you. For more resources to help you #BeCyberSmart, check out our blog.

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